Monthly Archives: May 2009

XFCE: Unable to perform shutdown

To fix this issue, add the following lines between <config …..> and </config> in /etc/PolicyKit/PolicyKit.conf <match action=””> <return result=”yes”/> </match> <match action=”org.freedesktop.hal.power-management.shutdown”> <return result=”yes”/> </match> <match action=”org.freedesktop.hal.power-management.reboot”> <return result=”yes”/> </match>

Resizing an ext3 filesystem on an lvm

Just a short reference: Keep in mind: There is no longer a need to convert the filesystem to ext2 to resize it. resize2fs can handle ext3 just fine. First, unmount the filesystem in question, unless you have and trust online resizing (I can’t subscribe to either). Then check it for errors like this: # e2fsck […]